Martin & Co (UK) Ltd v Stenhouse and another

Contempt of court – Alleged contempt in course of commission and diligence. Court of Session: Allowing a reclaiming motion by minuters who sought certain recoveries in relation to a franchise agreement, and who instructed proceedings by way of minute, concerned that there had been major contempt of court in the course of a commission and diligence, the commissioner's report having set out allegations of defiant language and behaviour by the respondents, the court held that the Lord Ordinary had erred in several respects in dismissing the minute.

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